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Highbury Stadium (ATT 3,509) 15th March 2014 - Kick off 15:00

Fleetwood Fleetwood Town vs Portsmouth Portsmouth

Fleetwood 3

J Parkin (16)
A Sarcevic (pen 26)
J Matt (56)

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Portsmouth 1

J Wallace (64)

Wallace cracker mere consolation

Last Updated: 15/03/14 7:08pm

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Jamille Matt: Opened the scoring

Jamille Matt: Opened the scoring

Jed Wallace ended Portsmouth's goal drought but it was not enough to stave off a 3-1 defeat at promotion-chasing Fleetwood.

The home side's opener came from a throw on the right, Jamille Matt getting ahead of the Pompey defence and although his shot was saved by Trevor Carson, Jon Parkin was well placed to stroke home the rebound.

The lead was doubled 10 minutes later. Steven Schumacher crossed the ball and Daniel Alfei was adjudged to have pushed Josh Morris, leaving Antoni Sarcevic to fire his spot kick straight down the middle.

Charlie Taylor could have extended the home side's lead 10 minutes after the break but was denied by Carson after racing clear.

But the respite for Pompey was short-lived. Matt took advantage of confusion in a crowded box to stab home Fleetwood's third after another set-piece.

Pompey were not sunk however, and hit back in spectacular fashion through substitute Wallace, his dazzling run crowned with a stinging shot to end the club's three-game goal drought.

But it was not enough to spark a fightback and Fleetwood substitute Mikael Mandron had a chance to make it four at the death, but fired wide.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
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1 Scunthorpe United 44 80
2 Chesterfield 44 78
3 Rochdale 44 78
4 Fleetwood Town 44 75
5 Burton Albion 44 72
6 Southend United 44 68
7 York City 44 67
8 Oxford United 44 62
9 Plymouth Argyle 44 58
10 Bury 44 57
11 Dagenham & Redbridge 44 57
12 Mansfield Town 44 57
13 Portsmouth 44 57
14 AFC Wimbledon 44 56
15 Newport County AFC 44 55
16 Cheltenham Town 44 55
17 Hartlepool United 44 52
18 Accrington Stanley 44 51
19 Morecambe 44 50
20 Exeter City 44 49
21 Wycombe Wanderers 44 47
22 Bristol Rovers 44 47
23 Northampton Town 44 47
24 Torquay United 44 42